The Olivetti Lettera 35 typewriter is a bona fide endangered species these days. The clunky clack-clacking word processor that filled Italian offices circa 1970 is mostly relegated to curio shops, hobbyist attics, and eBay now.
In mid-January I reported on the remains of a Russian satellite discovered on a remote beach in the Grenadines. The satellite washed ashore in mid-December and I concluded that its history – including how it
Perhaps the most recognizable sequence in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is the match cut between a rotating bone and an orbiting satellite, a representation of human progress from its earliest stages fast forwarded,